Ways to celebrate International Women’s Day: Concoct a potion of lavender and the shattered glass of ceilings your friends and foremothers smashed through, drink it down and digest it because of your rock solid gut. Get yourself a grass-fed, hormone-free steak from a local farmer and feast of the insecurities of the patriarchy. Buy yourself… Continue reading Happy International Women’s Day
My story without apologizing for bringing down the mood. A room at the Brentwood Bay Lodge & Spa without flashbacks. A wander through a Rexall without shame. A Halloween with someone without thinking “this time x years ago I was…” https://broadly.vice.com/en_us/article/extreme-self-care-for-modern-ladies?utm_source=broadlyfbuk
When the harshness of your day catches up to youAnd stabs you through the chest, Step back from the heat. Pull together the strings that lace your Self worth together And find them intact, Unfrayed (A little frayed) But woven together by the tightest fibres; Some strands for all the nights you spent awake Devastated… Continue reading Because I felt alone once, and I don’t want her to feel more alone that necessary.
When I first stepped towards the light… That is when I first took a massive, shuddering step out of the bog of remorse and self-hatred, I lay in bed for hours. It was a Monday. I missed school that morning. I missed school that morning and I took a massive, shuddering step out of the… Continue reading Because Love.